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July 23, 2018

Mark R. Howard

Executive Editor of Florida Trend • mhoward@floridatrend.com

Mark Howard Mark R. Howard

Mark Howard has been executive editor of Florida Trend since 1998. He grew up in and was graduated from high school in Jacksonville. He is a graduate of Duke University and has a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Before joining Florida Trend in 1996, Mark worked for the Nashville Banner, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Newsday on Long Island, and the Sarasota Herald Tribune, where he was executive business editor and city editor. In the early 1980s, he worked for the Tennessee State Department of Education during the administration of Gov. Lamar Alexander and was recognized for his contribution to part of Alexander's education reform effort. Mark is a member of Class XVII of Leadership Florida.

Columns by Howard:

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The 2017 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, which wrapped up its work in May, has 37 members and convenes every 20 years...
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Two distinguishing features of Florida's higher-ed system laid much of the groundwork for the current success...
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Playing to the base may work well in the primaries, but it's driving many voters to register as NPA.
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It's fair to say that most Americans spend more time researching the cars they buy than they do in picking their health care providers.
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Why are officials insisting on yesterday's solutions to solve Florida's transportation problems?
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A "whopping" number of journalists resort to loaded words that carry a value judgment.
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USF's Susan MacManus describes her career in terms of good mentors, good luck and coincidences that put her at the right place at the right time...
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While not perfect, the VA offers quality health care that can possibly be expanded to benefit Medicare patients.
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A post-storm assessment of the state's performance during Irma reflects mostly strengths.
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For at least a decade, I'd say, the highest-performing institution in Florida has been the Florida State College system...
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